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Store Skagastølstind

Store Skagastølstind, Luster Municipality, Norway

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About Store Skagastølstind

Store Skagastølstind is the third highest peak in Norway. The summit is a popular destination for mountaineers, but it is fairly difficult to climb.


Attractions near Store Skagastølstind

Vettisfossen9.64km from Store Skagastølstind

Vettisfossen is one of the most beautiful and highest protected waterfalls in Norway. Vettisfossen has a single drop of 275 meters and is often mentioned as the highest single-drop waterfall in Norway.

Utladalen14.24km from Store Skagastølstind

Utladalen is Norway's deepest valley. The valley of Utladalen is part of the Utladalen Landscape Protection Area and known for its epic scenery.

Kyrkja24.02km from Store Skagastølstind

Kyrkja is a mountain of Innlandet in southern Norway. Kyrkja is nicknamed “The Chruch” because its peak is extremely steep and resembles a church spire. Kyrkyja was thought to be unclimbable until the 19th century, due to its steepness. Despite its slopes, climbing to the top is a day’s hike, helped by the rocks covering the mountainside. Kyrkyja used to be covered in snow, but climate change has severely lessened the amount of snow on the mountain.

Galdhøpiggen30.32km from Store Skagastølstind

Galdhøpiggen is the tallest mountain in Norway, Scandinavia, and Northern Europe, at 2,469 m  above sea level. It is in the municipality of Lom in Innlandet county and in the Jotunheimen mountain area. During the ice ages, it was heavily glaciated and got its present form. The theory that the highest summits in Norway stayed above the ice as nunataks have been abandoned by most geologists.

Jotunheimen National Park34.09km from Store Skagastølstind

Jotunheimen National Park is a national park in Norway, recognized as one of the country's premier hiking and fishing regions. The national park covers 1,151 square kilometres and is part of the larger area Jotunheimen. More than 250 peaks rise above an elevation of 1,900 metres, including Northern Europe's two highest peaks: Galdhøpiggen at 2,469 metres, and Glittertind at 2,465 metres.

Urnes Stave Church34.4km from Store Skagastølstind

Urnes Stave Church is a 12th-century stave church built on a basilica plan inspired by medieval Christian churches, with cylindrical columns and semi-circular arches inside. Urnes Stave Church was listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

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Vestland is a western county of Norway and was created in 2020. It features many tourist attractions that include Hardangervidda National Park and waterfalls.